NASL and Cosmos To Fold?


In a Empire of Soccer article by Dave Martinez: Cosmos in Crisis: Late Pay, Furloughs cast team’s future in doubt The North American Soccer League has been in trouble for several months. Despite recent revelations that the league severed its ties to the embattled Traffic Sports, they are still set to lose three of their more successful teams (Minnesota United, Ottawa Fury, Tampa Bay Rowdies), with rumors quickly spreading of the possible end of the Fort Lauderdale Strikers and Rayo OKC. Through it all, the NASL has been able to count on a select few clubs and investors that were always married to the cause — none more influential than the New York Cosmos. But now, the Cosmos have troubles of their own. Hear Dave Martinez on The Total Soccer Show speak about his perceptions of the long storied and troubled franchise.